Princess Der Ling
"Princess" Der Ling was a Hanjun bannerwoman, the daughter of Yu Keng. Her father was a member of the Hanjun Plain White Banner Corps, and according to his daughter he was a Lord. This is of some doubt. After serving as Chinese minister to Japan, he was appointed minister to the French Third Republic for four years in 1899. He was known for his progressive, reformist views; for his determination to educate his children, including the girls, in western schools,... Read More
|Born||8 June 1885
Wuhan, Hubei, Great Qing
|Died||22 November 1944 (aged 59)
Berkeley, California, U.S.